How lean farming works at Clay Bottom Farm
Ben Hartman wrote a book about lean farming, but first he had to work to implement those principles at his own farm.
Doing more with less meant getting r... more
A new variety of Pueblo Mirasol chile pepper with fleshier fruit for grilling has been developed in Colorado, where it’s growing in popularity.
Michael Bar... more
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Florida grower Tom O’Brien has found ways to sell his produce through multiple venues.
O’Brien is president of C&D Fruit & Vegetable ba... more »
Carl Grooms, co-founder of Fancy Farms in Florida, talks about the challenges of growing strawberries in the Sunshine State.
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D.C. McClure, owner of McClure Farms and West Coast Tomato, talks about the challenges of growing tomatoes and navigating government regulation.
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Planning is underway for the education programs, trade show and special events for the 2017 Great Lakes Fruit, Vegetable and Farm Market EXPO and Mich... more »
Michigan’s onion producers have an opportunity to vote on whether to continue the Michigan Onion Promotion and Development Program in a refe... more »
Jim Day describes the hydroponic vegetable industry as “a very fast growing and exciting sector.”
Day founded Suncrest USA on Jan. 1, 2012. As ... more »
Much of the 2017 Michigan strawberry crop was lost as a result of a frost in early May. The blossoms had not yet opened, so many growers did not take ... more »
Robert "Fritz" Koontz was born in French Lick, Indiana, but raised in Cave Creek, Arizona. A graduate of Arizona State University, he moved to Califor... more »
Black leg is reportedly present in multiple counties in eastern Washington. Washington State University Extension issued an alert for growers of seed ... more »
Strawberries are a high value specialty crop with varieties hardy enough to grow in Montana. The high labor demands and pest management limi... more »